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Black Velvet Canyon

bouldering and multi pitch routes rock climbing area
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Aspect(s) : NE-N     Altitude : 1450 m
Approach between 10 and 15 min up hill
Rock : sandstone.    Characteristic(s) : dihedral Dièdre, steep wall Dévers, vertical Vertical, slab Dalle.    Type(s) of holds : crimps, cracks, slopers.

Informations :

Bouldering
Interesting bouldering area for problems from 7a to 7c and starting from 8a (Fontainebleau grades).
Between 10 and 25 problems, from V13 to V16.
Kids friendly ? area around the boulders uneven for young kids.
Landing quality : flat ground (1 crash pad needed) or uneven or steep ground (1 crash pad and 1 spotter needed).
Multi pitch routes
InformationMany additional skills about progressing, belaying, escaping technics ... are necessary for multipitch routes security.
Interesting rock climbing area for routes from 7a to 7c (french grades).
Between 25 and 50 routes, from 5.9 to 5.11c.    Bolting : traditionnal climbing.
Max Height : 370 m.
Kids friendly ? foot of the crag dangerous for young kids.
Legendary problem(s) :
  • Squoze V15 first ascent by James(Jimmy) Webb on 6 MOIS_12 2018. Firsts repeats : Daniel Woods (2019), Carlo Traversi (2019), Taylor McNeill (2019).
  • Sleepwalker V16 first ascent by James(Jimmy) Webb on 15 MOIS_12 2018. Firsts repeats : Daniel Woods (2019), Nalle Hukkataival (2019)
  • Locations :

    Area : United States, Nevada, Clark County, Las Vegas, Blue Diamond.
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